2WIRE HG-B. I had a 2wire DSL modem for a long time, replacing an older model. For several months it would act up from time to time. Set up your own wireless network when using the 2Wire HG-B router, an access point 2Wire AT&T HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/ Wireless G Router . Forum discussion: Hello, I have Uverse Max 18 (fastest in the area and I have a AT&T HG-B 2Wire which I understand is pretty old, but the.

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Widespread Centurylink Outage this morning I’ve taken the broken one apart and am simply putting it in another enclosure The 2-Wires are plentiful and cheap, but I have had poor reliability – having had one used gateway conk out after about a year, and another two eBay buys that worked out of the box, but lost connection after a few hours.

An excellent DSL modem with wireless at an unbeatable price. The HG-B feature set is minimal, easy to set up web interface, good case-runs cool, with good network performance and wireless range. Its user-friendly setup interface allows for establishing your home network painlessly, making this router a friendly option for those looking to have their own network.

Purchased this router as a backup for an identical one that I currently use. The 2-Wire lets you reserve IP addresses to devices, so you can set up port forwarding to a device without actually setting a fixed IP on the device. You can do this via trial and error easy enough.

Trending Price New. Browse the Web using your wireless devices when connected to its 54 Mbps Wireless G channel and game with confidence using its wired interface, so you can do away with the risk of wireless signal interruptions ruining your experience.

At so many pages I’m not surprised that the manual doesn’t get included since that would certainly add a fair amount to the price. Dear Comcast, I won’t use your email service Anyone else notice this? Yes, I occasionally have to restart the modem, usually because of router problems, but I can usually maintain good service for a week or better.


This item may or may not be in original packaging. Overall, for a DSL modem with built in wireless that works well at this price – you simply can’t get a better deal.

In my case I had some old wireless devices that still needed WEP and David to cybergates Premium Member Jun-3 3: I recently added webcams with internet monitoring – these chew 2701g-b a lot of upload bandwidth.

For mine I use I have a complicated network setup with many devices on the network. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. See all 3 refurbished listings.

Use the single USB 1. This item doesn’t belong on this page. The i38 does look a lot like a HG. Most relevant reviews See all reviews. So I’ve been having the 2wire router do all traffic management with my internal router on the same subnet – so that I can use the uverse remote smartphone app as that seems to be require the same subnet.

In the few weeks that I’ve had this installed there have been no problems with it whatsoever.

Save on Modem-Router Combos Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. If you plan on using this with a fixed IP address it will help if you know something about setting up a DSL modem. I have had 2 Westell W’s which, for no obvious reason ceased to function. Perhaps you have the or modem? Get the full speed of your Internet connection using its 4-port wired interface to connect more access points or devices.

Selecting the appropriate 2-wire pair combination for your line will work better than leaving the setting at automatic. David Premium Member join: See details for full description. Anyway for now problem seems to be solved. Although there are some minor issues with the HG-B sometimes issues a “can’t find the server” message, but then DOES go to the address by clicking the “Try Again” button and it sometimes needs to be reset usually due to power ‘blips’the router has been faithful to do what it is supposed to.


Well I’ve been having intermittent slow speeds and I found a solution so I post it here for helping others.

2Wire 2701HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router

The modem came with no setup instructions whatsoever but the some odd 2701hv-b manual was easy enough to find on the internet. Skip to main content. The HG-B has pretty much all the features you might want in a gateway, as long as you’re good with In a side-by-side comparison on a DSL line with speed issues, the 2-wire achieved significantly higher download speeds than an old Westell modem, somehow able to suck more pac kets through the wire.

ILpt4U Premium Member join: I was sent a replacement power adapter that 2701hv-b not for the modem – it was for a mobile phone Would upgrading to new uverse HW have helped?

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Also as I mentioned here, stay within the Class C network. That was handy for a VOIP adapter. Rental car lied to me! The modem works well and the interface is easy to navigate. The lowest-priced item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ or an eBay seller or a third party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’. You may also like.